Requires Photography

Mythological Subjects: The Sisters of Phaethon Changed into Poplar Trees; Cygnus, King of Liguria, Changed into a Swan; the Minotaur

about 1620-1640
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 269; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.9 x 21 cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.) Platemark: 22.6 x 18.3 cm (8 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4288

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund